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Category Archive: 24x7 Parent, Blog, Daily Ponderings, Diaries of the young parent, Everyday Parenting, Good habits

8 Reasons to get your children involved in Household Chores

Getting kids involved in household chores has been a debatable topic. Some believe that it teaches them a lot whereas some strongly feel that we have to let kids be kids as childhood is short and...

Practise Humility so that Your Child is Humble too!

Humility, that is, the ability to be rooted in spite of success, is becoming a rarity these days. How often does it happen that you come across someone who has achieved something wonderful but is not...

For a smile on your child’s special day: Six attractive birthday gifts for children

Parents often have to rack their brains during birthdays of their children. They have to shoulder the responsibility of hosting a party, buying gifts, catering, and inviting guests among other tasks...

Three Ways to Get Better Photos of Your Children

  Snapping photos of your children can be tricky, and more often than not you may not be happy with how they turn out. The good news is that there are several ways that you can capture photos of...

5 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Child to a Boarding School

The thought of sending your kid to a boarding school can be unsettling. Some parents may reject it altogether because of numerous reasons. It’s okay to be apprehensive about sending your young one...

A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Child Plan

To plan for your child’s secure future – education, marriage, lifestyle etc., you have a galore of investment options today – mutual funds, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, child saving plan and...

Communication – The Core of Parenting

Last weekend proved to be an eye opener in many ways. One of us from the ParentEdge magazine team attended a CoRe (Communication and Relationship) workshop anchored by Mr. Kichu Krishnan, who has...

Child Safety – What Parents Can and Should Do

Two horrific acts of sexual violence against children at school premises, have our nation’s adults understandably shocked and outraged. Over the last few years, such incidents have been...

Helping children deal with ‘Back to School’ anxiety

Many schools in India that follow the international curriculum will open shortly. Parents of children for whom school has reopened already should also read this blog – it will help you...

The importance of doing nothing

“I feel like I’m in Jail,” mutters my daughter. She can’t even grumble aloud, because even that is forbidden during jail-sentence. I’m taken aback and offended, when I am told this by...